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This list relates to the year 2018-2019 which ended on 07/06/2019
  1. Joycelyn Elders 5 items
    First black person and only the second women to become US Surgeon General, outspoken advocate for enlightened sexual health practices, major public health expert and administrator.
    1. The call to action - M. Joycelyn Elders 10/1999

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    2. The report of the surgeon general: preventing tobacco use among young people - M. Joycelyn Elders, Cheryl L. Perry, Michael P. Eriksen 1994

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    3. The need to promote sexual health in America - Jessie V. Ford, Megan B. Ivankovich, John M. Douglas, Edward W. Hook 10/2017

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  2. Carl Hart 2 items
    The first tenured African American professor at Columbia University. Prof. Hart is an influential and vocal figure in the addictions field, who advocates for changes in drug policy which benefit vulnerable and marginalised groups in society.
    1. Predictors of drug use in prison among incarcerated black men - Tawandra L. Rowell, Elwin Wu, Carl L. Hart, Rahwa Haile 2012

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  3. Zulfikar Adamu 4 items
    Zulfikar has over 17 years' experience as a researcher and academic at various institutions of higher education in the UK and Middle East. His academic career has seen him lead the integration of BIM and IT in teaching, research and enterprise through specialist areas such as: construction data science and Big Data analytics; Internet of Things (IoT); virtual and augmented reality; building information modelling (BIM); City Information Modelling; Digital Twinning as well as computational design and modelling of buildings and infrastructure - including computation fluid dynamics (CFD) for ventilation and energy studies. His academic and enterprise achievements include: Feb 2017 – Winner of The Royal Charter International Research Award (Worshipful Company of Constructors); March 2017 - Winner of best Technical App (Team Vertigo) in Hackathon organised by Association for Project Safety (APS); July 2015 - Winner of best Hardware App at Flir System's 'Bring the Heat' Hackathon (London), which used thermal imaging via google cardboard and hologram for mass identification of seriously ill people in a crowd; July 2015 - Winner of best overall project and The Autodesk Prize at AEC Hackathon v2.4 London; June 2015 – Winner of 4th overall position and winner of the Autodesk Prize at AngelHack (Hackathon) London for a mobile app that is activated by voice/distress which alerts carers/police for about vulnerable people living in isolation; May 2014 – Winner of the "Agent of Change 2014" award in recognition of work done towards embedding Building Information Modelling (BIM) into the taught curriculum of all BSc and MSc programmes at Loughborough University; Sept 2007 - Winner of Distinguished (A+) Faculty Academic and Teaching Performance Evaluation for 2006/2007 Academic Cycle at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia. Zulfikar is a certified Unity3D developer (specialised software for virtual reality game development). He is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (FCABE), a Fellow of the Higher Education Authority (FHEA) and a member of the British Computer Society. He was a speaker at Autodesk University London (2018) and was recently (July 2018) among the international panel of judges for the global 2018 AEC Excellence Awards. He joined London South Bank University in May 2018 as Associate Professor of Strategic IT in Construction.
    1. Bridging the digital divide gap in BIM technology adoption - Kudirat Olabisi Ayinla, Zulfikar Adamu 19/11/2018

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  4. George Ofori 4 items
    George Ofori's academic qualifications are: B.Sc.(Building Technology) First Class Honours from the University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana; M.Sc.(Architecture) in Building Economics and Management from University of London; Ph.D. from University of London; and D.Sc. from University of London. He is a Fellow of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is a Fellow of three professional institutions: Chartered Institute of Building; Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors; and Society of Project Managers (Singapore). He joined the London South Bank University as Professor in Project Management in early 2017 and he is Director of Research and Enterprise at the School of the Built Environment and Architecture. He worked at the National University of Singapore for some 33 years, and was Head of the Department of Building at that university. Dr Ofori's areas of research interest are: construction industry development; leadership development in construction; sustainable construction; professionalism and ethics in construction. He has authored a large number of papers which have been published in international refereed journals, books, chapters in books and conference papers. He has delivered nearly 60 keynote papers at major international conferences. He has been the External Examiner of several undergraduate and graduate academic programmes in many countries; and External Examiner of several doctoral theses for universities around the world. Dr Ofori is the Deputy Chairman of the International Board of the Infrastructure Transparency Initiative (CoST); and a Member of the Board of Trustees of Engineers Against Poverty. He has been a visiting professor at a number of universities including Tsinghua University. He has been a consultant to international agencies and governments on construction industry development, and construction management and economics since 1978, undertaking assignments in Bahrain, Botswana, Ghana, Indonesia, Malawi, Myanmar, Singapore, South Africa, Swaziland and Tanzania. Dr Ofori has won the following awards: Ray Achirobee Award for Best Graduating Student in Quantity Surveying, University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana (1975); Ghana Institution of Surveyors Prize for Best Dissertation in Building Technology, University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana (1975); Excellent Teaching Award, National University of Singapore, 2003-04; and Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB) Best Co-ordinator Award 2004-07.
    1. Framework for productivity and safety enhancement system using BIM in Singapore - Evelyn Teo Ai Lin, George Ofori, Imelda Tjandra, Hanjoon Kim 20/11/2017

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  5. Herbert Robinson 5 items
    Herbert Robinson is currently Professor of Project Management and Sustainability Strategy and the Academic Lead/Director of Construction Management, Economics and Integrated Delivery (CMEID) Research Centre in the School of Built Environment and Architecture. He has over twenty years of experience in research, training, policy dialogues and capacity development. After graduating from University of Reading (UK) in 1989, he worked for the internationally renowned multidisciplinary firm (Ove Arup UK), before taking up a position as United Nations National Expert in The Gambia. He is a member of Editorial Board of the Journal of Financial Management in Property and Construction, reviewer for several international peer-reviewed journals and has been a member of the Scientific Committee of International Conferences in the UK, Europe and Africa. Outputs from his research included about 80 publications in international peer-reviewed academic journals, conference proceedings including research reports, numerous books and book chapters. His most recent book "Design Economics for the Built Environment: Sustainability in Project Evaluation", with a forward by Amanda Clack, Vice President of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, examined the planning, design and construction processes required to ensure a balance between environmental concerns, social equity, and economic viability of construction projects. Prof Robinson has held previous positions as Senior Research Associate at Loughborough University and he is very familiar with the international development policy agenda through occupying senior management positions at the United Nations as Regional Policy Adviser, Head of Training and Capacity Development and Acting Director of the United Nations African Institute for Economic Development and Planning. In these leadership positions, he provided intellectual leadership on capacity development for African countries and moderated the policy dialogue and research seminar series at United Nations African Institute for Economic Development and Planning delivered by prominent speakers bringing together senior policy practitioners, public and private sector institutions, research institutes, civil society, international agencies and diplomats. Professor Robinson has won several academic awards including South Bank University Research Scholar Award for PhD (1996 -1999), Ministry of Science and Research Award, State of Baden Wurttemberg, Germany postgraduate award for a master's degree in Infrastructure Planning (1993 -1995) and the British Council Award/Technical Cooperation/Construction Awards) (1986 -1989). His undergraduate dissertation at the University of Reading which was awarded the highest mark was submitted for the Crosher and James University prize and the Barrie Tankel Project Awards for Universities and Polytechnics in the UK in 1989.
  6. John Obas Ebohon 2 items
    John Ebohon is highly regarded by his peers and the international academic community, and this is reflected by the various peer review roles, memberships of editorial boards, appointments to the scientific and technical committees of local and international conferences, consultancy services to unilateral and multilateral organisations, and the citation of his works in journals and mimeographs. He is the executive editor of the multidisciplinary journal of Architectural Engineering and Technology, board member of the Open Environmental Journal, and the Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa (JSDA). He is a regular per reviewer for the highly rated journals of Energy Policy, Construction Management and Economics, Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, Journal of Sustainable Building Technology and Urban Development, International Journal of Law in the Built Environment, World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development, Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, and the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA). He was commissioned by United Nations Habitat to contribute a chapter - Chapter 5 Environmental Sustainability and Prosperity of Cities to the 2012/2013 State of World's Cities' Report. Following from this, he was appointed to UN-Habitat Advisory Board for the 2016 World Cities Report – Urbanisation and Development: Emerging Futures. In March 2018 he was invited by UN-Habitat to the Global Expert Group Meeting to the preparation of the Quadrerennial Report on "Monitoring the New Urban Agenda" for the 73rd United Nations General Assembly currently taking place, 18th – 5th October 2018. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, he joints LSBU in 2017/18 as Professor of Sustainability and Environmental Law in the School of the Built Environment and Architecture (BEA). He is the Director of the Centre for Sustainability and Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (SaRIC) and BEA's Director of Internationalisation.
    1. Cross-cultural intelligence (CQ) - Ashwini Konanahalli, Lukumon O. Oyedele, John Spillane, Ron Coates 27/05/2014

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  7. Joseph Kangwa 5 items
    Dr. Joseph Kangwa is Associate Professor of Construction Management and Associate Head of Division in the School of Built Environment and Architecture and is Deputy Director of the Centre for Construction Management and Economics and Integrated Delivery (CMEID) at London South Bank University (lsbu). His Ph.D. conferred by The University of Bolton in 2005 was in microphysical housing regeneration initiatives was conferred. Before joining LSBU in 2016, he worked as Senior Lecturer at Leeds Beckett University for more than ten years as well as a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Bolton. In 2014 he was appointed Visiting Professor by the Karaganda State University of Kazakhstan where he taught postgraduate students and teaching staff a wide range of research methods and data analyses. For five years, He also served as an External Examiner at the University of Greenwich. His research interests are in Sustainable construction, Low carbon technology, empowerment of construction SMEs for growth and capacity, Low carbon refurbishment and the conservation of heritage buildings, Health and Safety Management and enforcement and its impact on built environment process, including the use of recycled waste as building materials and its complementarity with sustainable design. He has numerous publications and several successful PhD supervision in these areas.
    1. Suitability of anthill soil as a supplementary cementitious material - John Kamau, Ash Ahmed, Paul Hirst, Joseph Kangwa 17/07/2018

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  8. Stuart Hall 5 items
    Stuart Hall was the most influential academic in his field : we wouldn't even be a School if it wasn't for him.
    1. Policing the crisis: mugging, the state and law and order - Stuart Hall, C. Critcher, Tony Jefferson, John Clarke 2013

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    2. Representation - Stuart Hall, Jessica Evans, Sean Nixon 2013

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    3. Resistance through rituals: youth subcultures in post-war Britain - Stuart Hall, Tony Jefferson 2006

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    4. Visual culture: the reader - Jessica Evans, Stuart Hall, Open University 1999

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  9. bell hooks 5 items
    American scholar whose work examined the varied perceptions of black women and black women writers and the development of feminist identities. In the 1980s hooks established a support group for black women called the Sisters of the Yam, which she later used as the title of a book, published in 1993, celebrating black sisterhood.
    1. Ain't I a woman: black women and feminism - bell hooks 1982, c1981

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    2. Feminist theory: from margin to center - bell hooks c2000

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    3. Talking back: thinking feminist, thinking black - bell hooks c1989

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    4. Black looks: race and representation - bell hooks c1992

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  10. Audre Lorde 2 items
    Because she said: "Those of us who stand outside the circle of this society's definition of acceptable women; those of us who have been forged in the crucibles of difference – those of us who are poor, who are lesbians, who are Black, who are older – know that survival is not an academic skill. It is learning how to take our differences and make them strengths."
    1. Sister outsider: essays and speeches - Audre Lorde, Cheryl Clarke 1984, 2007

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  11. Suzanne Scafe 5 items
    Dr Suzanne Scafe is a Reader in Caribbean and Post-colonial Literature in the School of Arts & Creative Industries and an inspiration to many black women in Britain. She has published published extensively about black British writing and culture and Caribbean women's fiction, including work on black British women's autobiographical writing, and the Caribbean short story. She is a member of the Steering Group for the Women's Liberation Project, based at Sussex University. As a result of her interest in autobiography and oral histories, she has worked with the Heritage Lottery funded Black Cultural Archives on their project to collect black women's oral histories. The project is entitled 'The Heart of a Race'. Furthermore, Suzanne is a member of the editorial collective of the journal Feminist Review (Palgrave, Macmillan) and The Journal of the Short Story (Intellect); as well as the African-Caribbean Women's Mobility and Self-fashioning in Post-diaspora Contexts Network (Post-diaspora Network), which consists of twelve scholars from the UK, North America and the Caribbean, who are investigating how globalisation might work for African-Caribbean women migrants. Suzanne's long-standing research not only has shed light on the writings of African-Caribbean women but has had impact on the everyday life of those women whose work is often 'trapped' on the periphery of cultural life in Britain.
    1. Teaching black literature - Suzanne Scafe 1989

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    2. The heart of the race: black women's lives in Britain - Beverley Bryan, Stella Dadzie, Suzanne Scafe 1985

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    3. Women's life writing and diaspora - Suzanne Scafe, Jenni Ramone 03/2013

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  12. Suki Ali 1 item
    Dr Ali is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at the LSE. She previously taught at Goldsmiths College, the Institute of Education and University of Greenwich. Her main theoretical interests focus upon feminist postcolonial theory, research methodologies, visual culture and processes of identification and embodiment. Her work centralises the interplay between gender, sexualities, race and class and she has published research that engages these issues in education and family life. Whilst continuing to work within these areas, her current research explores processes of racialisation with specific regard to family life, identification and post-coloniality and knowledge politics and practices.
    1. International perspectives on racial and ethnic mixedness and mixing - Rosalind Edwards, Suki Ali, Chamion Caballero, Miri Song 2012

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  13. Angela Davis 3 items
    American political activist, academic, and author. She emerged as a prominent counterculture activist in the 1960s working with the Communist Party USA, of which she was a member until 1991, and was briefly involved in the Black Panther Party during the Civil Rights Movement.
    1. Women, race & class - Angela Y. Davis 2001

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    2. Women, culture, & politics - Angela Yvonne Davis 1990

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  14. David Lammy 3 items
    A British Labour Party politician, who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Tottenham since 2000. After the 2005 general election Lammy was appointed Minister for Culture at the Department of Culture, Media and Sport.